Author Archives: Dick Brennan

Wild World of Politics
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Dick Brennan

Dick Brennan’s Blog: 2016 presidential run for Cuomo?


| dbrennan@queenscourier.com

It’s hard to imagine Governor Andrew Cuomo having a better legislative session. In the past six months, he closed a $10 billion dollar budget gap, without new taxes or a so-called “millionaire’s tax.” The governor managed to get a property tax cap through the legislature, along with an ethics reform bill. And his crowning achievement […]

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Separate vacations together


| dbrennan@queenscourier.com

In the 1983 movie "Vacation," Chevy Chase stars as Clark Griswold, an all-American family man who decides to take his family on an unforgettable cross-country vacation. Just about everything goes wrong from there on, but, believe it or not, many politicians could learn the Griswolds. Michelle Obama found out what happens when you decide to […]

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Afghanistan is ‘Obama’s War’


| dbrennan@queenscourier.com

President Obama chose the United States Military Academy at West Point to deliver the most important speech of his presidency. On campus, you almost feel the ghosts of its glorious history. Douglas MacArthur was once a plebe here, and it turns out America’s most brilliant warrior-strategist was also the ultimate Mama’s boy. His mother moved […]

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